photographs

Melville

Transit and Transformation

Barbie. Buddha. 1994 Platinum-palladium print from 11×14 inch negative Reading Moby-Dick reminds me of another very important, transforming book: Bruce Chatwin’s ‘Songlines’. This piece, by Rory Stewart in the New York Review of ...

Chaos Bewitched

  Power and Structure III. 2002 from the series, Campsite for the Non-Citizen platinum-palladium print from 11×14 negative This image comes from a series about the relationship between individual and community, citizen and nation. While much of ...

The universal thump

  Quad, Sewanee. January, 2013 “Not ignoring what is good, I am quick to perceive a horror, and could still be social with it–would they let me–since it is but well to be on friendly terms with all the inmates of the place one lodges in.” ...

Image of the ungraspable…

  Gravel, near Lake Cheston, Sewanee, TN. December, 2013 “Why did the old Persians hold the sea holy?…that same image, we ourselves see in all rivers and oceans. It is the image of the ungraspable phantom of life; and this is the key to ...